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As the great Australian gold rushes of the 1850s gathered momentum, hopeful prospectors rushed from all parts of the globe, not least among these were the ubiquitous Chinese.
Earlier this year when gold topped $1,000 an ounce, Gibbons, a former mining geologist and lawyer, vowed to veto any bill that called for increasing mining taxes in 2009.
In some places, semi-continuous sections of riverbed can easily be linked in many places to identify the path of the ancient rivers.
- Australia foretells a future with fewer immigrants
- Former mayor is on his "United Way" to prison
- Caught on tape
One of the world’s largest kimberlite pipes is located on the Navajo Indian Reservation in northern Arizona. The pipe is larger than any diamond-bearing pipe in South Africa. It is 16 miles north of Window Rock, the capital of the Navajo Nation.
Lots of prospectors are trying out nugget detecting for the first time and finding out that it isn’t all that easy. In fact, in my opinion, metal detecting for nuggets is perhaps the most difficult form of prospecting that one can take on.
The Bawl Mill • Mining Law—A Short History • Industry Urges Restraint on Mining Reforms • Environmentalists Back FS on Mining Withdrawl • Open Letter to the BLM • Huge Nugget To Be Auctioned • Platinum Group Metals • Company Notes • Gold at Mercury Mines • The Lovitt Mine • Picks & Pans: "Eye-Balling" for Alaskan Gold • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Oil and Gas in Washington • As Millennium Nears, Copper No Longer King in Arizona